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1 More Day Until Our Semi-Annual 50% Off Sale | The Sale Starts Tomorrow!

  How about our final countdown number with our favorite guides on the lake in the most beautiful boat! No trip to Lake Como is complete without being on the lake and having that little Italian flag at the back of the boat waving in the wind!   If you are a member of our creative community and network you know what is coming! When you see the countdown coming that means IT is almost here! ONE MORE DAY until …

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Two Days Until Our Semi-Annual 50% Off Sale!

The first pizza in Italy always deserves celebration Nothing beats our favorite little tucked away pizza place with a glass of Chianti. The kids even had their own table so we had a little date night but Kelly was left with a girl that makes this face If you are a member of our creative community and network you know what is coming! If you are not a part of our network THIS is the time to join (it is …

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Three Days Until Our Semi-Annual 50% Off Sale!

  | We thought it would be fun to take our countdown photos on our recent trip to Italy. In this photo we are kayaking (one of our favorite things to do as a family) on Lake Como around Bellagio. |   If you are a member of our creative community and network you know what is coming! If you are not a part of our network THIS is the time to join (it is free to join)! When you …

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Free Art Video | Petals on Paper with Renee Mueller

This is free video with Renee Mueller taken from her course Wallflowers. This includes 42 minutes of content. Join Renee as she shares her process of creating with petals on paper. Using different types of paper, textures, inks, stitching and more you will find yourself immersed in what is outside of traditional sketching. You will end up with beautiful unexpected pieces with so many different elements which will only continue to inspire you and make you even more aware of …

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Alla Prima with Marian Parsons | Registration Open!

How does a creative gather beauty and then interpret it? What object, light, and pattern begs to be captured through paint and canvas? The eye of the creative is one of the most beautiful gifts to ourselves and others. I have been an admirer and now a friend of Marian Parsons (Miss Mustard Seed) for many years. Whether she is designing a home, refurnishing furniture or painting a still life…how she SEES  and CAPTURES the world and then shares it …

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Free Art Video | Marking with Flame + Quick Rusting Techniques with Aimee Bishop

This is free video with Aimee Bishop taken from her course The Magpie’s Nest. This includes two videos with 11 minutes of content. Join Aimee as she shares two fun techniques for adding marks and interest to your work.  In the first free video she shows you how to safely use fire for mark making and adding dimension to your work.  In the second free video you’ll learn how to transfer rust from random bits of metal onto pieces of …

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Annual Birthday Sale | 40% Off One Online Course!

This is my birthday month and on May 5th I turn 50! I can’t wait to share with you how we are celebrating. I love birthdays! I love making it extra special for those I love and I will squeeze out all of the goodness I can when it comes to me too. I have been known to keep it going for as long as I can and I am not ashamed! Come celebrate with me and get ONE course …

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The Inspired Line with Zane Prater | Begins Next Week!

I have been captivated by the works on paper and also the murals of Zane Prater for years now. His mastery of line and his ability to bring emotion to the viewer is one of my favorite aspects of his work. I have had the joy of seeing some of his large mural work up close and I always walk away inspired to grow as an artist myself. I am deeply honored to share that Zane has created a stunning …

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Free Art Video | Creating a Color Wheel with Marian Parsons

This is free video with Marian Parsons taken from her course The Atelier. This is a two part video with 65 minutes of content. Join Marian as she invites us to play with paints, exercise with color and value, and show us a beautiful world of color wheel making.  You will find yourself immersed in her teaching and appreciate the subtle shifts and differences in color. Come and get your free art lesson HERE.       The video lesson is …

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The Wait is Over | Instant Access to Poets + Misfits

Do you see beauty all around you? Do you gather words, nature, and objects that others toss aside? Do you create to bring new ideas to life and to also calm the stirrings inside of you? Are you open to what is and what can be? You are a poet! In this course we will take stitches, elements of nature, our mark making and create unexpected beauty. Use elements you already have on hand and often what others consider trash …

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Back in Stock | Natural Drawing Pigments

We love working with artisans to bring you gorgeous products that enrich your art. life and home. We are thrilled to announce our collaboration with Wallace Seymour to offer you natural drawing pigments sourced from all over Europe. This is a product that I personally wanted to use myself in my own work and after much searching I realized they were not available here in the US. We wanted to change that! We just restocked the pigments you loved the …

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Poets + Misfits with Jeanne Oliver | Begins in 11 Days!

Do you see beauty all around you? Do you gather words, nature, and objects that others toss aside? Do you create to bring new ideas to life and to also calm the stirrings inside of you? Are you open to what is and what can be? You are a poet! In this course we will take stitches, elements of nature, our mark making and create unexpected beauty. Use elements you already have on hand and often what others consider trash …

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The Inspired Line with Zane Prater | Registration Open

I have been captivated by the works on paper and also the murals of Zane Prater for years now. His mastery of line and his ability to bring emotion to the viewer is one of my favorite aspects of his work. I have had the joy of seeing some of his large mural work up close and I always walk away inspired to grow as an artist myself. I am deeply honored to share that Zane has created a stunning …

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Free Art Video | Texture with Plaster Gauze with Stephanie Lee

This is free video with Stephanie Lee taken from her course Textural Minimalism. This is a two part video with 17 minutes of content. Join Stephanie Lee as she prepares multiple substrates using foam board and plaster gauze.  With simple tools you will learn how to create unique substrates full of texture and layers. Learn to experiment and create beautiful and easy washes ready for your next layers. Gather your limited supplies! Creativity is calling! Come and get your free …

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Natural Drawing Pigments | Now in the Shop!

We love working with artisans to bring you gorgeous products that enrich your art. life and home. We are thrilled to announce our collaboration with Wallace Seymour to offer you natural drawing pigments sourced from all over Europe. This is a product that I personally wanted to use myself in my own work and after much searching I realized they were not available here in the US. We wanted to change that! We have stocked their whole collection and we …

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Poets + Misfits with Jeanne Oliver |Registration Open

Do you see beauty all around you? Do you gather words, nature, and objects that others toss aside? Do you create to bring new ideas to life and to also calm the stirrings inside of you? Are you open to what is and what can be? You are a poet! In this course we will take stitches, elements of nature, our mark making and create unexpected beauty. Use elements you already have on hand and often what others consider trash …

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Poets + Misfits Limited Edition Art Kit

  We are thrilled to offer our first course art kit! Poets + Misfits is the first online course where we thought we could thoughtfully and intentionally curate a kit that would match the uniqueness of the online workshop.   This is a limited edition art kit.   Each kit will include: 1 Peg and Awl 6″ bookbinding kit 1 Handmade leather artist’s journal Natural mineral pigment and bundled sage from our land 1 Sweet Girl stencil 1 bundle of …

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Free Art Video | Sketchbook Exercises with Diane Reeves

This is free video with Diane Reeves taken from her course Line + Form. This is a three part video with 22 minutes of content. Join Diane Reeves as she shares her process for interpreting the world around her with lines and forms. Using a sketchbook, images of interior spaces, brush and ink, she will walk you through her stunning process of seeing. Each piece leaves you with a work of art and eyes to see beauty all around you. …

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Big + Bold with Kristi Beattie | Instant Access!

Do you want to create large abstracts but you are not sure how to start? Have you tried to create larger pieces but feel like your composition just doesn’t feel right and you struggle with what to edit out and what to keep?  Do you want to create art that moves you and is something you would feel proud to hang in your home or sell? How about creating large works that finally look like what you dream up in …

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Free Art Video | Gathered Marks with Jeanne Oliver

This is free video with Jeanne Oliver taken from her course Gathered Inspiration Boards. This is a two part video (yes, both are included!) with 1.5 hours of content. Join Jeanne as she shares her process for creating patterns on different kinds of transparent papers, vintage ephemera, and even elements that may usually get thrown in the trash. Using a limited color palette she creates a library of marks which she can later use in her work. Gather your limited supplies, turn the …

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Clay Alchemy with Idania Salcido | Instant Access!

All artists are storytellers. How each one of us tells that story is where the beauty unfolds. Idania Salcido tells stories of nature, whimsical girls and animals through sketch, paint and clay. We are honored to have Idania back for her third course and this time she is sharing her storytelling through earth, water, air and fire. Instant access for Clay Alchemy with Idania Salcido. Registration is $62 and the course is 4.0 hours of content. Come and read all …

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Sale Extended | Paypal Was Acting Up

Good morning! We woke up to a lot of messages from people worried they were going to miss the sale because Paypal has been glitching a lot lately and their orders were not going through. Unfortunately, many other small businesses we know are experiencing this too with Paypal. Don’t worry about the sale! We want everyone that wants to take advantage of the discounts to get them and we are extending the sale through Wednesday, January 12th @ 11:59 pm …

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24 Hours Left | 50% Off Sale Ending Soon!

  24 Hours Left! Semi-annual 50% off online course sale USE CODE: JO50   We only do this twice a year and this will not happen again until June 2022! For the next 24 hours you can buy as many online art, business (yes, even Creatively Made Business) + lifestyle courses that you want for 50% off. We have over 185 online courses from over 110 different teachers!   ALL* courses currently running are included in the sale! *exceptions are …

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48 Hours Left | 50% Off Sale!

  48 Hours Left! Semi-annual 50% off online course sale USE CODE: JO50   We only do this twice a year and this will not happen again until June 2022! For the next 48 hours you can buy as many online art, business (yes, even Creatively Made Business) + lifestyle courses that you want for 50% off. We have over 185 online courses from over 110 different teachers!   ALL* courses currently running are included in the sale! *exceptions are …